Category: Inspiring Allies

It’s Global Handwashing Day! How can children take part? From the Global Handwashing Day website: “Handwashing with soap is the most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrhoeal and acute respiratory infections, which take the lives of millions of children in developing countries every year. Together, they are responsible for

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The theme for 2021 World No Tobacco Day is Commit to Quit! WHO has loads of great activities and resources to support and encourage people all over the world to give up tobacco in 2021. If you or a loved one are still using tobacco products, now would be a

From the desk of Clare Hanbury I’m absolutely loving the podcast hosted by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ayaan is a Somali-born classical liberal. An activist for the rights of women and girls. Previously a Member of the Dutch Parliament (2003-2006), she regularly called for furthering the integration of non-Western immigrants into

Recently I have had a couple of meetings with the CEO of Pikin to Pikin (Child to Child) in Sierra Leone whose values and activities are closely along to our own. After they reviewed some of our resources such as our Action for Diarrhoea Prevention poster and our storybook ‘Unlocked’ (a story about children

Last year we were awarded a grant through the Astra Zeneca Young Health Programme and it funded, what turned out to be, the last piece of field work we were able to do in 2020! We facilitated an amazing workshop and case study linked to our nutrition and health work in

Over the last four weeks we have been revising our Nutrition messages and developing our nutrition poster. We expect to publish this mid-July; after our amazing and diverse team has come back with their thoughts and we finish the revisions. We will take the time to ensure we develop the

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Many regular readers of our blog will know that we are involved in the Save the Children Signature Programmes in Nigeria and India that focus on setting up Children’s Health Clubs and get children engaging with activities focussed on Diarrhoea Prevention and Control. IMPACT IN NIGERIA (May 2018)  Between March

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It was wonderful to meet Madeleine Bates and her team this week and to find out about the newly branded organisation Health Books International (HBI). HBI was originally called Teaching-aids at Low Cost (TALC) and very well known among health professionals overseas. As an organisation originally founded by David Morley (who

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Between 14 and 15th February, 2018 The Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit, was held in Stockholm Sweden. The Problem Globally, up to 1 billion children aged 2-17 years – or one in two children – have suffered physical, sexual or emotional violence or neglect in the past

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The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust’s HealthPhone Initiative HealthPhone is an initiative of The Mother and Child Health and Education Trust. The Foundation was founded on the principle that healthcare knowledge is a right. Disease and malnutrition can be combated effectively by bridging the knowledge gap that disenfranchises

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